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3D Printers at The Smithtown Library


Thank you to the Friends of The Smithtown Library for donating 3D Printers to each of our Library buildings.  Patrons can submit requests to have a designed printed.  These requests are reviewed to ensure they comply with the Library's policy, then sent to the requested pick-up location for printing. 

To view our policy and request form, click here.

To submit a request online, click here. 

For further details, please call the Reference Desk at any of our branches.

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Smithtown Main Teen Programs

Summer Concert Volunteers
Thursdays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11 & 18 • 6:00-8:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library are seeking teen volunteers to help raise funds during the Family Summer Concert Series on the lawn of the Smithtown Main Building. The Friends of The Smithtown Library is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the resources of the Library. You will receive 2 hours of community service per concert. Register
Book Buddies Volunteers
Thursdays, July 14, 21, August 18 & 25 • 10:00-11:00am
Earn community service credit when you share a reading experience with your Little Book Buddies entering grades K-2. This is a rewarding experience for both big and little Buddies. Each session has its own registration, register for as many sessions as you wish. Register
Hawaiian Hula Dance
Monday, August 8 • 7:00-7:45pm
Let your hips sway to the music adn allow your hands to tell the stories of the Hawaiian Islands and its people. instrction provided by Dance Aloha will take place on the Library's lawn, in the event of rain the program will take place in our meeting room. Register
Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament Volunteers
Wednesday, August 1 • 6:00-7:00pm (Training) & Wednesday, August 10 • 6:00-8:00pm
Teen volunteers are needed to assist with and refereee The Smithtown Library's first ever Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament. Community service will be awarded, volunteers must attend bothe the training session and the tournament. Space is limited. Register
Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
Wednesday, August 10 • 6:30-8:00pm
Experience the pure excitement, adrenaline and tension of a sporting championship without all the years of training, workouts and talent. The first ever Smithtown Library Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament promises to be a fun and wild experience honoring one of the world's oldest strategy games: Rock-Paper-Scissors! What's more, the tournament champion will walk away with a wonderfully gaudy trophy to treasure for years to come. This tournament will be refereed by teen volunteers. Register. 
Make a Cat Tent
Wednesday, September 14 • 6:30-7:30pm
Let's celebrate Happy Cat Month with a craft you and your cat will enjoy. Bring your own medium-sized adult T-shirt and we will supply the rest of the material and instruction needed to make a tent for your soon-to-be-happier feline friend. Humans only please. Register.
Teen Volunteer Opportunity-Book Sale Room
Monday, September 19 • 4:00-5:00pm
The Friends of The Smithtown Library is looking for teen volunteers to keep its Book Sale room in order. Tasks include straightening of sale items on shelves, alphebatizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Please call Mr. Salas at 631-360-2480 for more details; space is limited. Register.
Teen Volunteer Opportunity-Book Sale Room
Monday, September 26 • 4:00-5:00pm 
The Friends of The Smithtown Library is looking for teen volunteers to keep its Book Sale room in order. Tasks include straightening of sale items on shelves, alphebatizing books, boxing books for shipment and more. Please call Mr. Salas at 631-360-2480 for more details; space is limited.Register.
Clay Cat Craft
Monday, September 26 • 4:00-5:00pm 
Happy Cat Month continues with a clay craft that is just purr-fect. We will supply the materials all you have to bring is your imagination. Register.

Staff Pick

The War That Made America: A Short History of the French and Indian War by Fred Anderson
Examines how the French and Indian War of the mid-eighteenth century had a definitive impact on history, tracing how it served to overturn the balance of power on two continents and laid the groundwork for the American Revolution.

Book A Librarian

Any Smithtown Library cardholder can make an appointment with a librarian for one-on-one training in various library and computer topics. We offer 30 minute sessions in the following areas:
- Using the Library Catalog
- Introduction to Library Databases
- Downloadable eBooks and/or Audiobooks
- eReader and Tablet Demonstrations
- Introduction to Social Networking sites
- And more!
For information or to make an appointment, please call the Reference Desk at any branch.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday:
10:00am - 9:00pm
Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
(September - May;
Smithtown & Commack only)


man with cameraLibrary staff may take photographs or video recordings at Library programs for use in publicity. This includes use in our Newsletter, website and social media pages. Please inform us if you do not want photos or videos taken of you or your child.

Recycle Station

The Smithtown Library collects the following items for recycling cell phones & eyeglasses.
The Library no longer accepts batteries for recycling. The Town of Smithtown now allows residents to dispose of many household batteries in their garbage. For more information click here.




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The Smithtown Library

Long Island's Largest Library Serving the Communities of Smithtown:
Commack, Fort Salonga, Hauppauge, Head of the Harbor, Kings Park, Nesconset, Nissequogue, Saint James, Smithtown, Village of the Branch

Commack Branch

3 Indian Head Road
Commack, NY 11725

Kings Park Branch

One Church Street
Kings Park, NY 11754

Nesconset Branch

148 Smithtown Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767

Smithtown Main Building

One North Country Road
Smithtown, NY 11787